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August 5, 2013 |

[[Neo]], Rebuilt in 2013

[[Neo]], Rebuilt in 2013

For the first time since 2007, I decided it was time to upgrade my computer processor, and everything else in the box along with it.

Six years to the day, on July 4th, 2013 I performed open-case surgery on my primary gaming computer, aka [[Neo]], and on my media-server-turned-gaming-PC that my wife has used, aka [[Oracle]], and migrated the internals of [[Neo]] into [[Oracle]] and bought all new parts for [[Neo]]. Read More

A face-lift and an update

November 25, 2012 |

It’s been right around a year since I posted last in the blog, and I figured it was time for an update, after someone commented on my How to Handle Online Harassment blog post and a code error prevented me from approving and replying.

A couple new things have happened that have kept me out of the how-to-tech world as much as I have been in the past. Read More

IDEA: Location Announcing Security System for Computers

May 26, 2011 |

Taking another approach to location-announcing computer security systems using features of modern browsers.Read More

4 Steps to Lock SafeSearch on Google search results

April 18, 2011 | | 2 Comments

Changing my SafeSearch settings on the different computers I use is annoying and the setting doesn’t carry over from one computer to another. While messing around with configuring Google SSL as my default search engine, I tried messing with my SafeSearch results, and found a setting to Lock them. The resulting configuration was not what I was looking for (it locks to “Strict”, I wanted it “Off”), but it’s still a handy tool for parents and people sensitive to such material. So here’s how you configure it: Read More

If I can block spam email, why not spam commercials?

April 15, 2011 | | One Comment

The viewer should be able to mark commercials as SPAM, False-Advertisement, or Irrelevant to see more poignant commercials.Read More